UPDATE #4 – The SIU has confirmed that a one-year-old boy died as a result of a gunshot wound.
UPDATE #3 – The OPP has released information about the incident on Pigeon Lake Road that resulted in the death of a child:
UPDATE #2 – The SIU has confirmed that a young boy is dead following the incident this morning. A man was also shot. For more information, click the link below:
UPDATE #1 – The officer is in stable condition. For more information, click the link below:
A stretch of Pigeon Lake Road in Kawartha Lakes is closed for a major police investigation.
While few details have been released, the road is closed between Heights Road and Settlers Road according to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service.
Residents in the area report upwards of 20 police cars at the scene, along with multiple ambulances.
There have been uncomfirmed reports on social media that the incident involved a police pursuit and that shots were fired.
A post from OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique notes that an officer was seriously injured.
“A suspect has been apprehended and there are no concerns for public safety. Our thoughts and best wishes are with our officer,” the post reads.
OPP Central Region posted a video to Twitter shortly before 11 a.m. (see below).
Check back for more information as it becomes available.
Critical Incident near #Lindsay. OPP members are currently engaged with a critical incident. Please avoid the area of Pigeon Lake Road (Kawatha Lakes Road 17). The is no threat to public safety. More information will be provided as it becomes available. ^jf pic.twitter.com/VNh4fO3AeC
— OPP Central Region (@OPP_CR) November 26, 2020